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Top 6 reasons to travel to Brazil for your next windsurf holiday!

There are very few windsurfing holiday destinations that are as unique and adventurous as Brazil. This exotic and incredible country offers everything you need for a fantastic windsurfing holiday, from consistent winds to flat water, waves, astounding lagoons and a relaxed atmosphere. A Brazil windsurfing holiday is just what you need!

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Here are our top 6 reasons to travel to Brazil for your next windsurf holiday:

1. Windsurfing to suit all levels in Gostoso

Gostoso is a true gem to the world of windsurfing with its rare combination of incredibly reliable wind, beautiful accommodation and amazing value for money. You will find that the local people here are very charming, and are very welcoming to windsurfers.

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The best wind season is between September and March with an incredible 90% reliability ranging from 17 to 30 knots.  For waves, the best season is November through to January when you can expect to find super clean 1-2 metre waves on the outer reef. There is a fantastic variety of conditions that will suit all levels, from shallow flat water through to small clean waves. 

2. Great value for money accommodation in Gostoso

The incredible Gostoso Luxury Boutique Hotel is tucked away in a remote windy corner of Brazil and has a boutique laid-back beach style. The rooms are of a generous size, some with outside shower rooms in stunning natural stone.

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Most of the rooms are sea facing so you can enjoy the views of the ocean while relaxing after a great windsurf session. One of the main selling points of this property is its location right next to one of the best windsurf schools, directly on the beach. 

3. Windsurf in tranquil and charming Icaraizinho

Icaraizinho is a very special part of Northern Brazil that offers a tranquil and charming atmosphere along with some amazing windsurfing conditions for all levels. This small beach fishing town consists of a handfull of restaurants, shops and basic amenities.

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It is the perfect destination to give you that truly authentic Brazilian feel. The beach here is stunning and very wide. The wind here is super consistent from June until January when at least 90% of days are above a Force 4. Icaraizinho has a large sheltered bay that offers a side-onshore wind that makes it very safe for all levels. At low tide, you can expect to find great flat water to sail across. 

4. Fun and relaxing accommodation in Icaraizinho

A perfect complement to the stunning area of Icaraizinho is the charming Villa Mango with its rustic feel and high standard of detail and service. The villa is situated on the prime beachfront area making it ideal spot for windsurfers looking for easy access to the beach.

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There is a selection of very spacious bungalows that are scattered around the well-tendered gardens and look out over the stunning beach. This is the perfect retreat for windsurfers looking for peace and quiet and incredible windsurfing.

5. Great windsurfing and a lively atmosphere in Jericoacoara

Jericoacoara has some of the most reliable wind conditions in the world, as well as great restaurants and amenities for those looking for a fun and exciting windsurf holiday. In this area, you will be happy to find some of the smoothest waves in the north of Brazil.

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For the more advanced windsurfer there is a side-on beach on the other side of town that offers the best starboard jumping ramps around. During high tide is when you have the biggest waves ranging in size from waist to shoulder to head high. The waves in Jericoacoara become a lot bigger later in the season with the size peaking over the December period. So if it is non-stop sailing and a lively atmosphere you are looking for, Jericoacoara is the place to be. 

6. A hotel just steps away from the beach and nightlife in Jericoacoara

The Hurrican Hotel in Jericoacoara offers the best location, charming Brazilian character and great attention to detail. This beautiful hotel is set away from the noise and late night music in the centre of the town but is only a short walk to the restaurants and windsurf centre.

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With a spectacular view of Malhada Beach, you can relax in the fantastic lagoon-shaped swimming pool and watch the windsurfing action. The hotel combines comfort and rustic charm with excellent hospitality. The suites offer refinement and sophistication with eco-friendly furniture and fittings that produce a warm and genuine atmosphere.

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Adventure and fun awaits in Brazil! Contact us to help plan your windsurfing holiday in 2018.